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Sumaria Systems is a multi-million dollar CMMI® Level III appraised and ISO 9001 certified Information Technology (IT), Engineering, and Professional Services Defense Contractor headquartered in Danvers, Mass.  Founded in November of 1982, the company currently operates across multiple U.S. locations and offers competitive pay and benefits, including medical and dental, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement.


Senior System Application Administrator

Department: Information Technology Division
Office: Hampton/Langley AFB
Location: Hampton, VA

Leads the AFIN infrastructure O&M, including implementation of two-person integrity. Leads activities related to change management, release and deployment, or boundary management. If assigned to boundary, you will administer and manage network boundary devices and technologies. 


Tasks include: Working with Communications Squadrons and other base-level authorities to maintain and administer security boundary components at locations IAW DoD and AF standards and guidance. Using industry best practices: changing, upgrading, and patching boundary devices requiring two-person compliance through established change management procedures. Participating in project management, planning, implementation and installation to ensure configuration and integration conforms to baseline architecture. Identifying potential threats and managing resolution of security violations.


Operates and maintains network boundary devices and technologies to include, but not limited to: maintaining and operating Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS). Troubleshooting and correcting IPS induced service issues. Maintaining physical infrastructure to include troubleshooting, operating system patching and identifying potential threats. Managing resolution of security violations.


Installs and configures network boundary devices and technologies such as granting and restricting administrative access to boundary devices according to authorization rules. Responsible for installing, configuring, operating, maintaining, monitoring, administering, and troubleshooting network and network defense technologies (e.g., firewalls, application-based firewalls, intrusion detection systems, web proxy devices and servers, and associated software). 


Participating in project management, planning, implementation and installation to ensure configuration and integration conforms to baseline architecture. Coordinates the implementation of security policies and execution of threat mitigation and patch management. Validates changes to meet the operational mission, ensuring AFIN personnel are cognizant and trained to operate in the changed environment. Provides detailed reporting of the network's operational status. 


Tracks compliance with TCNOs/TCTOs/NTOs. May support network computing environment operations and maintenance by identifying network requirements, installing upgrades, and monitoring network performance. Often times, provides support on a shift work basis. Performs supervisory duties as needed. By requisition level of 8570 Certification and OEM/Industry, Certifications will be added to comply with Appendix 6 percentages.


Minimum Requirements:
•Minimum 8 Years’ Experience as Senior Application Administrator and/or similar IT role.
•MUST have Active Secret Security Clearance.
•Bachelor’s Degree in IT or related field.
•DoD 8570.01 - Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II certification or higher (i.e. Security+ certification).
•Experience in 24/7/365, shift-work, environment.

Preferred Experience:
Blue Coat Certified ProxySG Administrator (BCCPA)
Blue Coat Certified Professional
CompTIA Linux+
Palo Alto Accredited Configuration Engineer (ACE)
Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
SolarWinds Certified Professional (SCP)
Wireshark Certified Network Analyst (WCNA)

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